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2020 University Graduate (U.S.) - Automation Engineer

Requisition ID:  222102


Bechtel has a long tradition of technical and engineering excellence in supporting multiple industries.  Bechtel's internship program was created to cultivate real-life industry interest based on hands-on experience.  Many new university graduate hires began their careers at Bechtel as a student intern.


Process Engineering Interns work in multi-disciplinary teams and provide support to the design of large-scale chemical manufacturing facilities and related processes.


The total number of interns and start dates are subject to workload and business conditions.  Locations will vary based on project needs and may include Houston, Texas, along with variious project sites.


General Job Duties

Process Engineering Interns may be responsible for:

  • determining the sequence of operations and the selection of equipment and operating conditions required to convert a feedstock into products
  • generating Process Flow Diagrams, Heat and Material Balances and Process Datasheets
  • designing the Relief System
  • supporting disciplines to ensure that process design intent is maintained throughout the work of the downstream design disciplines


Basic Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a four-year Bachelor of Science degree program in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering at an accredited college or university
  • Completed at least one year of undergraduate studies in one of the above fields
  • Ability and willingness to relocate and/or travel to domestic and/or international project job sites
  • Possess the eligibility to work and remain in the U.S. without visa sponsorship, now or in the future
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen and background check


Preferred Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a Master of Science degree program in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering at an accredited college or university
  • Completed relevant cousework with a strong GPA
  • Prior co-op or internship experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


Bechtel’s internal staffing policy includes the minimum time that you need to be in your current position before applying to a new position.  Please refer to the applicable policy manual and ensure you meet the minimum requirements.